Whether you are looking for a relaxing family seaside break or for an exhilarating surfing experience, Perranporth is the perfect holiday location and is also ideally situated for visiting the whole of Cornwall.
Perranporth is one of the top surfing beaches and surfboards, wetsuits and accessories are available for hire from the beach and town. With its golden sands and rock pools, Perranporth is also an excellent family beach. Perranporth beach is dog-friendly.
The Watering Hole, a popular eating place situated right on the beach, provides a wonderful setting overlooking the bay from which to enjoy a meal or a relaxing drink. There are also many other restaurants and cafes in the town including 'The Green Parrot', a Wetherspoon's pub, and Pavilion Ice, famous for its Cornish luxury hand made ice cream.
Perranporth Golf Club's 18 hole course magnificently sited on the cliff top and designed by the Open Champion, James Baird, is well worth a visit.
The coastal path runs past Tregundy Farmhouse and leads to the charming old mining village of St Agnes (3 miles) and in the other direction to Newquay, offering spectacular views over the North Atlantic and as well as bracing sea air.
Perranporth Airfield offers flying tuition, self-fly hire and, in the summer season, scenic trips for holiday makers.
The park and gardens in Perranporth include a boating lake, hard and grass tennis courts and a bowling green where visitors are always welcome. There are also riding stables close by which cater for both the novice and the more experienced rider.
There is a cycle route from the ancient quays at Devoran to the harbour at Portreath along old Mineral Tramways. Cycles can be hired from Bissoe Tramways Cycle Hire.
Newquay (6 miles) offers many attractions including the Blue Reef Aquarium, which features a stunning coral reef display viewed from an underwater walk through tunnel, and Newquay Zoo .
Other visitor attractions within easy reach include: